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Author Herbert, Janis, 1956-
Title Leonardo da Vinci for kids : his life and ideas : 21 activities / Janis Herbert.
Pub Info Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, ©1998.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Dennis Public - Juvenile  J 709.2 HER     AVAILABLE
 Eastham-Children's Coll.  J 709.2 HER     AVAILABLE
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J BIOGRAPHY 920 Leonardo     AVAILABLE
 Orleans-Children's Room  J 709 Herb     AVAILABLE
 West Barnstable (Whelden) Juv.  J 709.2 HER     AVAILABLE
 Woods Hole - Children's  J 709.2 HER     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript xi, 90 pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 28 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 87) and index.
Summary Presents a biography of this prolific artist and inventor through projects in cartography, animal art, bird observation, and mask making.
Contents Timeline -- A boy in Vinci: Setting up your studio -- Observing nature -- Brush up on birds -- The young apprentice: A beaker for brushes -- Framed! -- A life mask -- Kitchen clay -- Perspective -- The Renaissance -- Animal art -- Well-bannered -- Pinpointing the vanishing point -- A genius at work: Leonardo's letter to Ludovico -- Leonardo's lute -- Mirror writing -- A discovery notebook -- Measuring up -- The plague -- A masque of the planets -- Leonardo's prophecies -- Eye exercises -- Leonardo's inventions -- Italy's kingdoms and city-states -- Leonardo's lunch -- For the birds -- Salai's aniseed sweets -- Mental exercise -- Leonardo's lock -- Learn a little Italian -- Flight -- A parachute kite -- Restoring The Last Supper -- Missiles and math -- "I shall continue.": The nature of sound -- Art detectives -- The craft of cartography -- How tall is that tree? -- Simple machines -- Who was Mona Lisa? -- Looking at art -- A Renaissance herb garden -- Glossary -- Biographies -- Resources.
Audience Grades 407.
Subject Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519 -- Juvenile literature.
Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519.
Artists -- Italy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Creative activities and seat work -- Juvenile literature.
Art -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Activity programs.
Art -- Study and teaching (Middle school) -- Activity programs.
Science -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Activity programs.
Science -- Study and teaching (Middle school) -- Activity programs.
Artists.
Handicraft.
ISBN 1556522983
9781556522987
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